Amid high security and in a secret location, around 140 people gathered for the sixth Annual Muslim-Jewish Conference (MJC) in Berlin this week.

Some participants risked their lives to attend, organisers said.

"I have the utmost respect for the Muslim participants and young leaders who are sometimes risking everything, and go back and effect change in the areas where they can," MJC co-founder Ilja Sichrovsky said.

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